Hello, Santa Clarita Valley! Welcome to The-Signal.com's Daybreak, your point of entry for the day, and a quick journey through the past, present and future. Let the adventure begin:
Today is Friday, Oct. 16, the 289th day of 2009. There are 76 days left in the year.
Workers dropped for cover and emergency personnel rolled out to inspect mock damage Thursday as Santa Clarita Valley residents joined in California's Great ShakeOut earthquake drill.
Thank you for printing the exact language of SB 572, to ensure clarity to us uninformed people out here getting nervous that "alternative lifestyles" might be infiltrating the educational system by forcing everyone to accept them ("No 'Harvey Milk Day,'" Sept. 8).
I would like to recant my letter ("Vakay doesn't get it," Oct. 8) and thank Stephen Maseda for the public awareness he provided in his column ("Vogel wildly incorrect," Oct. 13).
The California Law Revision Commission is currently analyzing whether our state will allow a new type of deed to be adopted for use.
One area dentist is redefining the phrase "put your money where your mouth is." This Halloween, trick-or-treaters can bring in their excess candy to the office of Drs. Allen and Kelly Smudde in Valencia and receive $1 per pound of candy.
The city of Santa Clarita invites community members to attend its second annual Underwater Pumpkin Carving Contest, held Oct. 24 at 6 p.m. at the city's Sports Complex Aquatic Center.
The 22nd Annual Fat Tire Fest and Fundraiser hosted by the Concerned Off Road Bicyclists Association (CORBA) will be held Sunday Oct 25 at Castaic Lake State Recreation Area.
The next Canyon Country Advisory Committee meeting will be held Wednesday, Oct. 21, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. in the
A "taco night" fundraiser for A Safe Harbor sails at Rubio's on 27055 McBean Pkwy., Valencia 91355, Sunday, Oct. 18, from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m.
The Santa Clarita Literacy and Arts Festival is set for Dec. 5 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Hart Park in Newhall.
There's been a blizzard and school has been cancelled in the small town of Deerpoint, Vermont.
The city of Santa Clarita and Blue Barrel/Waste Management invite local seniors to attend the "Sharps & Medical Waste Round-Up" for needle and pharmaceutical waste collection.
Today, Thursday, Oct. 15, the 661Arts group will meet at the Repertory East Playhouse 24266 San Fernando Road, Newhall 91321 from 3:45 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.
The Santa Clarita Artists' Association invites the community to participate in the Santa Clarita Art Classic XX on Sunday, Oct. 18 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Congress missed another opportunity to curb the outrageous spending that is taking place in Washington. The tense political climate prevented a prolonged but necessary debate on the debt ceiling.
Years ago, city leaders pushed to pass the open space initiative, buying land around our city to prevent development and maintain scenery.
As a longtime Santa Clarita resident and a real estate professional, I know the importance of community. Santa Clarita is home to several vibrant neighborhoods, each with its own identity.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Blake Griffin had 20 points and 11 rebounds during three thunderous quarters by the Los Angeles Clippers, who routed the Lakers again 142-94 Thursday night to extend their winning streak to a season-best six games.
It took two overtime periods for the seventh-seeded The Master's College men's basketball team to take down second-seeded Arizona Christian 80-77 in the first round of the Golden State Athletic Conference Tournament on Thursday.
Central Park in Saugus has been identified as one of the recipients of the "Heart Your Park" fundraising program, a partnership between Macy's and the National Recreation and Park Association to raise funds for parks across the country.
College of the Canyons officials warned students Thursday about two separate attacks on female students on or near the school's Valencia campus.
Recent remarks made by President Barack Obama highlight how important fathers are in this country. He said even he would be better off with his dad in his life.
If you are one of the growing number of people who do your banking using your cellphone, be aware that thieves are working hard to steal your money.
A national organization is working to rid people of the use of what they refer to as the "r-word."
Many health experts agree that whole grains are an important part of a healthy diet. Whole grains include the well-known wheat, corn, oats, rice, barley and rye. There are many whole grains with impressive health benefits that you may not have heard of, including quinoa, spelt, sorghum and kamut.
Jamie Dever was alone at the hospital with a nurse and midwife when she went into labor. The baby boy was big, almost nine pounds, he was face-down and she arrived too late for an epidural. The pain was terrific; the midwife held her hand and repeated "Be brave, be brave" with each wave of contractions. Dever was unattached to the child's father, and she labored without kin or partner. But she didn't feel lonely - she felt like it was an experience between her and her newborn child.
Santa Clarita Valley sheriff's deputies arrested nine people from Canyon Country on Thursday following an early morning probation and parole sweep that also netted a marijuana "grow house."
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Word last week that a Northern California couple found $10 million in gold coins while walking their dog has set off a Gold Rush of theories over who left behind all that loot.
A dead bat that tested positive for rabies was found in Agua Dulce in February, county health officials announced this week.